• LA Phil Presents Noche de Cine
  • Sept. 25, 2017
  • An Evening of Mexican Film Music Co-Curated by Alejandro G. Iñárritu and Daniela Michel

    Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernández and La Marisoul from La Santa Cecilia Join Performance

    World Premiere of New Film Clip from Carlos Reygadas

    Friday, October 13, 2017, at 8 PM

    A portion of CDMX Festival ticket sales will be donated to UNICEF relief efforts in Mexico 


    The Los Angeles Philharmonic announces program selections for Noche de Cine, an extraordinary night of Mexican film music performed live-to-picture by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, along with Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernández and La Marisoul from the Grammy®-award winning group La Santa Cecilia.

    Noche de Cine will present a diverse retrospective of Mexican film music spanning the Golden Age to the present day. Selections will range from classics sung by Jorge Negrete and Pedro Infante, to music from films like Pan's Labyrinth, Amores Perros and Biutiful. The program will also include a Mexican horror movie montage, as well as the world premiere of a clip from Carlos Reygadas' current work-in-progress with music by Gabriela Ortiz. Reygadas, who is one of Mexico's most prominent directors, producers and screenwriters, won the Best Director Award at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival for his film Post Tenebras Lux.

    Noche de Cine is co-curated by four-time Academy Award®-winning director, writer and producer Alejandro G. Iñárritu and Morelia Film Festival Director Daniela Michel.

    Noche de Cine is part of the LA Phil's CDMX Festival, which will offer a window into Mexico City's colorful music scene, exploring its vibrant contemporary music communities and rich, centuries-old musical traditions. Spanning six concerts between October 9 to 17, 2017, CDMX will include a diverse selection of music with orchestral, rock, alternative, electronic, film score and more.

    A portion of CDMX Festival ticket sales will be donated to UNICEF relief efforts in Mexico.


    Friday, October 13, 2017, 8:00pm
    CDMX: Noche de Cine
    Los Angeles Philharmonic
    Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
    Co-curated by Alejandro G. Iñárritu and Daniela Michel
    Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernández
    La Marisoul from La Santa Cecilia, vocals

    The program will include:

    ESPERÓN selection from Suite Mexico 1910 with a montage of film scenes*
    REVUELTAS selection from Redes (dir. Fred Zinnemann, Emilio Gómez Muriel)
    RAMÍREZ "La Malagueña" from Enamorada (dir. Emilio Fernández)*
    ESPERÓN "Yo Soy Mexicano" from El Peñon de las Animas (dir. Miguel Zacarías)*
    ESPERÓN "Coplas" from Dos tipos de cuidado (dir. Ismael Rodríguez)*
    Gabriela ORTIZ selection from work in progress film directed by Carlos Reygadas*
    BRETÓN scene from Él (dir. Luis Buñuel)*
    LAVISTA, CARREÓN, BRETÓN Mexican Horror Movie Montage*
    LAVISTA scene from Santo en el Museo de Cera (dir. Alfonso Corona Blake, Manuel San Fernando)*
    Javier NAVARRETE "Pan's Labyrinth Lullaby" from Pan's Labyrinth (dir. Guillermo del Toro)*
    Gustavo SANTAOLALLA montage from Amores Perros andBiutiful (dir. Alejandro G. Iñárritu)*
    PÉREZ "Nereidas" from Salón México
    GRANDA "Oyeme Mama" from El Vividor (dir. Gilberto Martínez Solares)*
    RAVEL "Bolero" from El Bolero de Raquel with Cantinflas (dir. Miguel M. Delgado)*
    Marco Antonio SOLÍS "Si no te huberias ido" from Y Tu Mamá También (dir. Alfonso Cuarón)

    Plus additional selections

    *includes film clip


    Los Angeles Philharmonic
    Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
    Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernández
    La Marisoul from La Santa Cecilia, vocals


    Friday, October 13, 2017, 8 PM


    111 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles 


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  • contact:

    Sophie Jefferies, 213.972.3422, sjefferies@laphil.org
    Lydia Fong, 213.972.3689, lfong@laphil.org